anti-theft

adjective
an·ti-theft | \ˌan-tē-ˈtheft, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or antitheft

Definition of anti-theft 

: designed to prevent theft anti-theft locks sophisticated antitheft technology

First Known Use of anti-theft

1876, in the meaning defined above

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